Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered testimony before the United States Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis at a hearing titled “A Blueprint for Success: U.S. Climate Action at the Local Level.”
07/17/2019 3:01 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints New Interim Co-Directors for the Office of Film and Entertainment
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two high-level appointments for the City of Atlanta. Cardellia Hunter and Phillana Williams have been named Interim Co-Directors for the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment.
07/11/2019 4:54 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced effective July 1, 2019, Phase II of compensation adjustments for the Atlanta Police Department (APD) has been implemented.
07/09/2019 12:23 PM
07/08/2019 11:29 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces the Reimagining Atlanta City Detention Center Task Force Members
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces the members of the Reimagining Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) Task Force. The Task Force is charged with evaluating a use for the Detention Center that could benefit the entire community.
07/02/2019 5:36 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works announces that in observance of Independence Day, there will be no residential garbage, yard waste, recyclables or bulk items collected on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
07/02/2019 2:21 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Unveils Legislation to Curb Unruly Events in Atlanta’s Residential Communities
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms introduced legislation to amend the 1982 Atlanta Zoning Ordinance to regulate so-called “party houses,” which are used for large-scale commercial events that often pose public safety and quality-of-life challenges to Atlanta’s residential communities
07/01/2019 8:14 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Introduces Legislation to Establish Community Loan Fund with Invest Atlanta
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms introduced legislation that requests Atlanta’s economic development arm—Invest Atlanta—establish a new Community Loan Fund designed to encourage micro and small business development within the City of Atlanta.
07/01/2019 8:09 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Testifies Before U.S. House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation
The hearing was entitled “Cybersecurity Challenges for State and Local Governments: Assessing How the Federal Government Can Help.”
06/25/2019 6:18 PM
06/25/2019 5:08 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms released the City of Atlanta Housing Affordability Action Plan – a roadmap to increase the supply of housing in the City of Atlanta for a full spectrum of residents.
06/24/2019 5:48 PM
After a year of accomplishments serving in the Bottoms Administration, Chief Resilience Officer Amol Naik will transition out of his current role at the end of the month.
06/19/2019 10:42 AM
Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Submitted by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Unanimously Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Fiscal Year 2020 budget was unanimously approved by the Atlanta City Council. The balanced budgets total $2.2 billion with a focus on the Administration’s priorities including compliance, ethics and transparency, code enforcement, and public safety.
06/17/2019 7:30 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has established the City’s first dedicated Department of Transportation (DOT)—approved today by City Council
06/17/2019 5:59 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced the City of Atlanta is seeking volunteers to mentor local boys ages 6-14.
06/13/2019 12:29 PM
06/06/2019 8:47 AM
The program ensures that underserved children 18 years of age and younger in Atlanta continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.
05/30/2019 11:32 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Historic Legislation to Close and Reimagine Atlanta City Detention Center
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed legislation authorizing the closure of the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC). With a declining number of inmates housed and increased operating costs, Mayor Bottoms called for the closing of ACDC last year.
05/28/2019 6:06 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works reminds customers that in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Monday, May 27, 2019.
05/24/2019 2:03 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation to Close Atlanta City Detention Center Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ legislation to close the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) passed City Council.
05/21/2019 7:37 AM